The first panel, featuring James Panero, Bruce Cole, Karen Wilkin & Eric Gibson

panero: I’d like to start with a Seussian hypothetical: “If I ran the museum.” In my talk, I ended with one suggestion—expansion of open storage. What would you do, Bruce, to address some of your concerns, if you ran the Indianapolis Museum, for example?

cole: I’d get rid of the eighteen-hole golf course.

panero: I thought you’d say that.

cole: Also, I very much like the idea of these focused exhibitions. I think this is a good way, when museums are strapped for money, to concentrate on one work and some peripheral...


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